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Holmes, WN 2009 , 'The design of government' , Computer, vol. 42, no. 5 , pp. 102-104 , doi: 10.1109/MC.2009.165.

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Government's inability to constructively simplify its operation and improve its control is depicted as a consequence of its style of departmental organisation, a style that promotes the interests of the department itself rather than of the community. It is argued that a governmental design that separates the study and evaluation of the community from the application of control would make social simplification possible.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Holmes, WN
Keywords: government, simplification, control system design, bureaucracy, reform
Journal or Publication Title: Computer
ISSN: 0018-9162
DOI / ID Number: 10.1109/MC.2009.165
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